In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the basics on the different types of dental implants available to you, plus the coating options you have to choose from. Dental implants are one of the most common solutions used today for lost or damaged teeth, providing complete restoration and supporting mouth function, and choosing the ideal type will ensure you receive the greatest benefits here.
At Hillfield Pediatric & Family Dentistry, we offer a wide range of dental implants to our patients to fill any need. This includes a consultation where we help you determine exactly which implant type will be ideal based on your oral health and needs, including a few different considerations. What are a few of the other factors that will play a role in this choice? Here are several.
An important component of all dental implants is the connector, which attaches to your natural teeth and the implant itself. There are essentially three different types of connectors:
No two mouths are the same, and there are a few different size templates available for dental implants depending on your mouth's size, its tooth spacing and its bone availability. Here are the options you have open to you:
As we noted above, dental implants cover a wide range of different components depending on your needs. In some cases, alternative methods will be used in place of traditional implants -- or in addition to them. Some of these methods include:
For more on dental implants and how to choose the right type for your needs, or to learn about any of our family dentist services, speak to the staff at Hillfield Pediatric & Family Dentistry today.